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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Muslim leaders and their lawyers say a settlement of legal claims that the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslims empowers them to prevent future abuse....
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Trump is a 'subject' of investigation. What does that mean?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's team currently considers President Donald Trump to be a subject - not a criminal target- in the wide-ranging investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates....
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Hungary's Orban seeks re-election on anti-migrant platform

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is betting that his relentless campaign against migration will keep his voter base united and motivated for Sunday's national election....
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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets 5 years for poaching deer

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the judge describing him as a "habitual offender."...
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NYC police fatally shoot man carrying metal pipe

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, the New York Police Department said....
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AP Explains: Why US militarization of border isn't new

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's promise to use the National Guard to secure the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a new concept and is something the U.S. has done in the past for varying reasons....
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'Don't run,' docs said; marathoner with dwarfism defied them

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000....
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Under the sea: Fighting Greece's plastic trash problem

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:05am
LEGRENA, Greece (AP) -- Dressed all in black and preparing his diving gear with loud zips and clicks, George Sarelakos looks like he's part of a Greek naval operation ready to storm an island or take down smugglers....
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Ian Poulter takes a harrowing path to Augusta National

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:05am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- No matter where Ian Poulter turns, there's someone with an outstretched hand and congratulatory words....
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Mueller's Russia probe shows it pays to cooperate

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a Mykonos hashtag. Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement with electronic monitoring, gets rapid approval for a family vacation and shaves down his potential prison time. Michael Flynn, once the target of a grand jury investigation, flies cross-country to stump for a California congressional candidate and books a speaking event in New York....
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AP Explains: Why US militarization of border isn't new

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's promise to use the National Guard to secure the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a new concept and is something the U.S. has done in the past for varying reasons....
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Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
SOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China (AP) -- To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in an apartment in this northeastern Chinese border region, she is known as "mom." She feeds them, gives them a place to stay and, on occasion, money....
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Fear grips Yemen's Aden as deadly attacks target clerics

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A spate of deadly drive-by shootings targeting Muslim clerics and preachers has sparked panic and fear in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, prompting some imams to quit and abandon their mosques while dozens have fled the country....
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Analysis: Wall Street's patience with Trump has its limits

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For more than a year, Wall Street has largely ignored the unpredictability and chaos that has plagued Donald Trump's administration, confident that the businessman-turned-president's policies would juice the economy and that a team of mainstream advisers would keep more controversial proposals at bay....
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Masters hype unlike any other, mainly because of Tiger Woods

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Blame it on a generation that thinks nothing was ever as great as what just happened....
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Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation....
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The face of bloody protests in Venezuela moves on in NY

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Wuilly Arteaga takes his violin out of its brown case and starts playing Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" near the platform of a busy Manhattan subway station, several passersby stop to listen or shoot video with their phones. Then someone recognizes the violinist and runs to greet him....
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Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration....
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The Latest: Facebook CEO to testify in the Senate, too

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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